Truman Hubbell Wheeler

24 March 1814–7 November 1863 (Age 49)
Deposit, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Truman Hubbell

When Truman Hubbell Wheeler was born on 24 March 1814, in Deposit, Sanford, Broome, New York, United States, his father, Deacon William Wheeler, was 39 and his mother, Eleanor Knox, was 39. He married Ann Henry Langdon Roberts on 21 December 1841, in Deposit, Deposit, Delaware, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Tompkins, Delaware, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 7 November 1863, in Delhi, Delhi, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Delhi, Delhi, Delaware, New York, United States.

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Truman Hubbell Wheeler
Ann Henry Langdon Roberts
Marriage: 21 December 1841
William Knox Wheeler
Caroline Roberts Wheeler
Sarah Augusta Wheeler
Truman Hubbell Wheeler Jr
Alice Wheeler
Anna Roberts Wheeler
Eleanor Knox Wheeler
Mary Langdon Wheeler

Spouse and Children

21 December 1841
Deposit, Deposit, Delaware, New York, United States


    William Knox Wheeler


    Caroline Roberts Wheeler


    Sarah Augusta Wheeler


    Truman Hubbell Wheeler Jr


    Alice Wheeler


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 13

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Truman H Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Truman H Wheeler, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Truman H Wheeler, "New York State Census, 1855"

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